Opposition leader Sam Rainsy and other members of the CNRP visited Kompong Thom province’s heavily logged Prey Long forest on Wednesday to meet with villagers affected by logging and host a public forum. CNRP lawmaker-elect Long Ry, who was part of the entourage that accompanied Mr. Rainsy to the forest after Tuesday’s march in Siem Reap City, said the opposition leader had visited some of the most severely deforested areas of Prey Long. “Sam Rainsy went to the CRCK Company concession and we saw many logs of wood stored at the company’s base and also the large-scale clearance
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